Southern Oven Fried Chicken Recipe

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Southern Oven Fried Chicken

Penny Mayfield


I haven't tried this yet but I plan to.

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30 Min
40 Min


4 oz
6 skinless bone-in chicken breast
2 large
1/4 c
non fat or soy milk
1/2 c
finely chopped pecans
1/3 c
1/3 c
whole wheat, oat or soy flour
1 tsp
1 tsp
onion powder
1/2 tsp
cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp
fresh ground pepper
1 Tbsp
smart balance buttery spread, slivered into thin slices


1Preheat oven to 425 with the rack in the center. Line a 9x13 inch deep baking dish with heavy aluminum foil.

2In a wide bowl whisk the eggs and milk.

3In a shallow bowl, stir together the pecans, cornmeal, flour, salt, onion powder, cayenne, and pepper.

4Rinse chicken under cold water and pat dry with a paper towel. Dip the chicken breast into the egg mixture and then dredge them in the pecan mixture.

5Place the chicken in the baking dish. Dot each coated breast with the Smart Balance and bake until golden brown...approximately 40 minutes

6For a complete meal add mashed potatoes and broccoli.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtag: #oven-fried